Free Spinning Projects

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Morning Surf Scarf
Oct 7, 2014 posted by Anne Merrow
Originally published in Spin-Off Summer 2008, the Morning Surf Scarf by Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer (designer of...
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A Gift from Laurel by Joanna Johnson
Sep 2, 2014 posted by Anne Merrow
(First printed in Spin-Off Fall 2012.) A handspun handknitted lace shawl celebrates the enchantment that designer...
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Know Your Rights: Copyright 101 for Spinners
Apr 26, 2012 posted by tiffwarble
How Much Do You Know About Copyright? Spinning Daily and the staff at Interweave have released a new free eBook...
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Interweave Felt 2007 Staff Projects: Passport Wallet, Vicki...
Apr 7, 2011 posted by Liz Good
I purchased a sweater at a thrift store, hoping inspiration (and luck in my case!) would enable me to actually...
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Interweave Felt 2007 Staff Project: Yoga Mat Bag, Annie...
Apr 7, 2011 posted by Liz Good
I knew I wanted to create a bag for my yoga mat, but I wasn’t sure that my idea would work until I tested...
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Interweave Felt 2007 Staff Project: Mysterious Messenger...
Apr 7, 2011 posted by Liz Good
This casual bag was inspired by my love of mystery novels. The embroidery on the flap—Locus Delicti—is...
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Interweave Felt 2007 Staff Project: House Slippers, Amanda...
Apr 7, 2011 posted by Liz Good
When Linda wasn’t inspired by her store-bought Aran after it shrank in the wash, she offered it to me as...
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Interweave Felt 2007 Staff Project: Elseya’s Bear, Linda...
Apr 7, 2011 posted by Liz Good
First there was the perfect little baby sweater, knitted from the Snakes and Ladders pattern in Knitting Ganseys...
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Interweave Felt 2007 Staff Project: Aran Hat, Marilyn Murphy
Apr 7, 2011 posted by Liz Good
My hat is a by-product of a beautiful Aran knit sweater gone bad. I had just completed my sweater and, somehow...
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Interweave Felt 2007 Staff Project: Christmas Stocking,...
Apr 7, 2011 posted by Liz Good
I had three favorite sweaters—two that were handknitted that I had purchased at a charity auction years ago...
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Color Block Vest by Susan Z. Douglas
Mar 16, 2011 posted by Amy Clarke Moore
Enjoy this free pattern from Spinning Daily! (Click on the download now button in the upper right hand corner to...
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Handspun Gallery of Helix Scarves
Mar 1, 2011 posted by Liz Good
In the Spring 2011issue of Spin-Off we published 8 of the 25 winning scarves selected from our call for entries...
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Three-rib Beret
Feb 3, 2011 posted by Amy Clarke Moore
Originally published in the Fall 1994 issue of Spin-Off, this hat is created with a fascinating sequence of ribbing
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Helix Scarf
Oct 14, 2010 posted by Amy Clarke Moore
Stephenie Gaustad was inspired by the rippling skirts of a sea slug early one morning and designed this scarf with...
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Handspun Gallery of Horseshoe Caps
May 18, 2010 posted by Amy Clarke Moore
In the Summer 2010 issue of Spin-Off we published 5 of the 10 winning caps selected from our call for entries....
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5 Free Knitting Patterns: Knitting Scarf Patterns from Spin...
Apr 7, 2010 posted by stefanie berganini
The Morning Surf Scarf by Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer is one of our most popular scarf patterns. The undulating...
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Handspun Gallery of Button-Up Neck Warmers
Mar 11, 2010 posted by Amy Clarke Moore
In the Summer 2009 issue of Spin-Off we published Mavis Adam's Button-Up Neck Warmer pattern and issued a call...
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Horseshoe Cap
Aug 24, 2009 posted by Amy Clarke Moore
Enjoy this free knitting pattern by Janet Wray. If you're happy with your handspun version, consider submitting...
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Quant by Star Athena
May 29, 2009 posted by stefanie berganini
Star Athena first published her Quant pattern in the Winter 2007 issue of Knitty.com. Many spinners fell in love...
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Spindle-Spun Singles Shrug by Liz Gipson
Jan 27, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
There is an old saying that spinning on a spindle is slower by the hour, but faster by the day. A simple, portable...
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Ruffled Legwarmers by Sandi Wiseheart
Jan 27, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
Fun and feminine, these flirty legwarmers made with handpainted yarn are simply to dye for. Knit the ruffled version...
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Hannah's Onesie by Amy Clarke Moore
Jan 27, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
My husband, Kelly, and I decided to turn our heat down by about 10 degrees in response to the increased gas bill...
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Fulled Bag with Slot Handles by Jana Trent
Jan 27, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
This bag is worked without shaping from the top edge to the center bottom. The tapered shape is entirely due to...
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Domino-Knitted Tea Cozy by Carol Huebscher Rhoades
Jan 27, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
I originally made a cozy for my small (four-cup) Brown Betty teapot with commercially- spun jumper-weight Shetland...
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Chunky Rib Scarf by Liz Gipson
Jan 27, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
Beginning spinners often want smooth, uniform yarn that resembles the yarn their teacher makes or the yarns featured...
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